collage film


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collage film

n.
A film that juxtaposes fictional scenes with footage taken from disparate sources, such as newsreels.
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Noun1.collage film - a movie that juxtaposes different kinds of footage
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
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proliferation of terminology for both the source material--including 'archival footage', 'found footage', 'stock footage', and 'recycled footage'--and for the films into which these sources are incorporated--including 'compilation film', 'found footage film', 'collage film' and 'appropriation film' as well as 'montage', detournement', 'mash-up' and 'remix'--is itself a signal that we need a new way of talking about these objects.
His dramas have included the Russell Crowe thriller State of Play and Roman adventure story The Eagle, while he also made big-screen documentaries like Marley and the innovative collage film Life in a Day.
Bound for Sundance after its international premiere at Amsterdam, collage film "Journeyings and Conversations" reps old-school, verite-style filmmaking; well intentioned but ultimately flatly executed.